Room type

Standard Room, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children, 1 infant)

Standard Room, 2 Double Beds

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Suite, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children, 1 infant)

Deluxe Room, 2 Queen Beds

Max Occupancy: 5 guests (up to 4 children, 4 infants)

Get an overview of this hotelGainesville property with an outdoor pool

Gainesville, U of F

This hotel and conference center overlooks Bivens Arm Lake and Wildlife Preserve, a picturesque setting unique in Gainesville, and is about 2 miles from the University of Florida and 3 miles from downtown.

Free area shuttle

This hotel provides complimentary shuttle service to the University of Florida campus, Shands Hospital, and Gainesville airport.

Free Wi-Fi

Guestrooms at Paramount Plaza Hotel & Suites feature LCD televisions and offer complimentary wireless Internet access.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Located on U.S. Highway 441 and overlooking Biven's Arm Lake, this 197-room hotel is three miles south of downtown Gainesville. The hotel is composed of two 4-story wings and a conference center with 13,000 square feet of meeting and banquet space. A lakefront gazebo offers space for weddings and receptions. Wireless Internet access is available hotel-wide.

On-site amenities include an outdoor pool, business center, a computer station, and a fitness center. The on-site restaurant is open for all three meals and offers room service and lakeview seating. A lounge is adjacent to the restaurant, and a Starbucks kiosk is also available on site. Complimentary shuttle service is available to the airport (with limited hours), Shands Hospital (.5 miles away), and the University of Florida (1 mile away).

This is a smoke-free property

  • Free self parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Free airport transportation
  • Restaurant
  • Outdoor pool
  • Bar/lounge
  • Fitness facilities
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Free area shuttle
  • Conference center
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Coffee/tea in lobby
  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • Conference space size (feet) - 13000
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1208
  • Number of meeting rooms - 8
  • Meeting rooms
  • Concierge services
  • Laundry facilities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Computer station
  • Express check-out
  • Multilingual staff
  • Wedding services
  • Television in lobby
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • ATM/banking
  • Elevator/lift
  • Smoke-free property
  • Number of floors - 8
  • Total number of rooms - 197
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Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Outdoor pool
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Patio
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • LCD TV
  • Cable TV service
  • Refrigerator (on request)
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Premium bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Free toiletries
  • Phone
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Air conditioning
  • Climate control
  • Private bathroom
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Where to Eat

Lakeside Bar & Grille - This restaurant serves steaks, seafood, and other classic American fare overlooking the lake. It's open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The adjacent lounge is open evenings with nightly drink specials during Happy Hour.

Nearby Things to Do

Guests can swim in an outdoor pool or work out in an exercise facility that has treadmills, exercise bicycles, and weights.

The hotel overlooks Biven's Arm Lake, which, like most bodies of water in Florida, houses alligators, among other creatures. The hotel is also located just north of Paynes Prairie Preserve, a 21,000-acre state park that offers fishing, boating, wildlife viewing, and several miles of hiking and biking trails. At least three golf courses are located within 10 miles.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
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Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf
  • Braille or raised signage

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 10 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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Fees

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 10 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
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